Category Archives: Up-cycle / customizar ·

mixed media cards // una carta para ti

I’ve really enjoyed making this series of cards using odd scraps of fabric, paper, and trims. Note on the one below how I used the back side of an envelope window to enclose the silver stars. I love the way

mixed media cards // una carta para ti

I’ve really enjoyed making this series of cards using odd scraps of fabric, paper, and trims. Note on the one below how I used the back side of an envelope window to enclose the silver stars. I love the way

I made my first quilt! (one of the beauties of aging…. you end up doing things you never thought you would!) Our Upcycling Meet-up group collects jeans so I had a great source to scavenge different shades of blue. I

I made my first quilt! (one of the beauties of aging…. you end up doing things you never thought you would!) Our Upcycling Meet-up group collects jeans so I had a great source to scavenge different shades of blue. I

Teaching sewing / Classes de costura

For almost a year now I have been teaching regularly at The Sewing Room, here in Alameda California. Here are a few of the lovely people and sewing success projects I have witnessed come to life. Thanks!     Llevo

Teaching sewing / Classes de costura

For almost a year now I have been teaching regularly at The Sewing Room, here in Alameda California. Here are a few of the lovely people and sewing success projects I have witnessed come to life. Thanks!     Llevo

Cushions / Cojines

In the spirit of up-cycling I cut up some denim circles and “polka dotted” some soft fabrics to sew together these cosy cushions. // En un humor de reciclaje festivo he cortado unos vaqueros para crear esos círculos y salpicarlos

Cushions / Cojines

In the spirit of up-cycling I cut up some denim circles and “polka dotted” some soft fabrics to sew together these cosy cushions. // En un humor de reciclaje festivo he cortado unos vaqueros para crear esos círculos y salpicarlos

Belts/Cinturones con bolsillo

Belts with outside pockets and hidden zipper pocket_ Cinturones con bolsillo con cremallera escondida_ some details:                                         

Belts/Cinturones con bolsillo

Belts with outside pockets and hidden zipper pocket_ Cinturones con bolsillo con cremallera escondida_ some details:                                         

Upcycled chairs// sillas renovadas

Cleaning, sanding, and finding the right fabric for each shape chair.  // Limpiando, lijando, y encontrando la tela adecuada para cada silla. Above a simple yet modern upholstery fabric and below dynamic african fabric. // Arriba una tela gruesa y sencilla,

Upcycled chairs// sillas renovadas

Cleaning, sanding, and finding the right fabric for each shape chair.  // Limpiando, lijando, y encontrando la tela adecuada para cada silla. Above a simple yet modern upholstery fabric and below dynamic african fabric. // Arriba una tela gruesa y sencilla,

Necklaces

This new serie of necklaces mixes the handmade quality of the crochet with industrial and found objects, so each design is unique though I may repeat some of the shapes. The metal piece is from a vegetable steamer! I am

Necklaces

This new serie of necklaces mixes the handmade quality of the crochet with industrial and found objects, so each design is unique though I may repeat some of the shapes. The metal piece is from a vegetable steamer! I am

fall 2014 Sew-it Workshops…. the details

Autobody Fine Art Gallery  1517 Park St. Alameda                         DOWNLOAD THIS INFO Objectives Developing creativity into a finished object Build creative skills useful in other aspects of your life. Making

fall 2014 Sew-it Workshops…. the details

Autobody Fine Art Gallery  1517 Park St. Alameda                         DOWNLOAD THIS INFO Objectives Developing creativity into a finished object Build creative skills useful in other aspects of your life. Making

chaqueta customizada

Lo mejor es llevarlo puesto para que te lo quiten de las manos. Vendido. The best thing to do is to wear it, so its irresistible. Sold.

chaqueta customizada

Lo mejor es llevarlo puesto para que te lo quiten de las manos. Vendido. The best thing to do is to wear it, so its irresistible. Sold.

Os paxaros de Mans de Ouro

Aqui están Mans de Ouro e Mans de Prata no taller de recyclaxe. Un programa para tele de Babaluva teatro cos Quinquillans e Lúa films. Unha boina cunha bolsa de plástico! Recycling workshop for TV! A beret made of a plastic

Os paxaros de Mans de Ouro

Aqui están Mans de Ouro e Mans de Prata no taller de recyclaxe. Un programa para tele de Babaluva teatro cos Quinquillans e Lúa films. Unha boina cunha bolsa de plástico! Recycling workshop for TV! A beret made of a plastic

Abrigo naranja/ Orange coat

 Un poco de color para el invierno. Customizado para entallar una talla 46, y unos lunares de tela polar para esconder el cuello abierto y poder cerrarlo bien alto. A bit of color for winter. Fitted from extra-large to my

Abrigo naranja/ Orange coat

 Un poco de color para el invierno. Customizado para entallar una talla 46, y unos lunares de tela polar para esconder el cuello abierto y poder cerrarlo bien alto. A bit of color for winter. Fitted from extra-large to my